Water-conscious development and the prevention of water misuse and wastage in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
AbstractMany countries of the World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Region suffer from severe water shortage, primarily as a result of population growth. The problem will undoubtedly worsen in the future with possibly drastic consequences. This paper outlines the current situation in the Region and the possible impact of water scarcity on health and the environment. Water conservation in agricultural, commercial and domestic areas is discussed from the perspective of water-conscious development and possible strategies are proposed
Khosh Chashm, K. (2000). Water-conscious development and the prevention of water misuse and wastage in the Eastern Mediterranean Region. EMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 6 (4), 734-745, 2000 http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/118923
JournalEMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 6 (4), 734-745, 2000
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